1st Edition

Diseases of Fruits and Vegetable Crops
Recent Management Approaches

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ISBN 9781774634851
March 1, 2022 Forthcoming by Apple Academic Press
548 Pages 48 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Diseases of Fruits and Vegetable Crops: Recent Management Approaches covers certain basic aspects of knowledge on diagnostic symptoms, modes of perpetuation and dissemination of pathogens, favorable conditions for disease development, and the latest management strategies for disease prevention and mitigation in vegetable crops, fruit crops, and plantation crops.

With chapters written by experts working on specific fruit and vegetables disease, the volume covers many vegetable and fruit crops, including pineapples, grapes, apples, guava, litchi, potatoes, peas, beans, ginger and turmeric, and many more. Each chapter reviews the specific diseases relevant to the crop and their management and includes recent research findings.

The information presented here will be valuable for plant protection officers, district horticulture officers, and other government personnel in the directorates and agencies of agriculture, horticulture and plant protection, as well as plant protection experts, vegetable specialists, and others.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Fruits

1. Pineapple Diseases and Their Integrated Management

Sanjeev Kumar and Erayya

2. Diseases of Apple and Their Management

J. N. Srivastava, A. K. Singh, and R. K. Sharma

3. Citrus Diseases and Their Management

V. Jyothi and M. E. Shilpa

4. Diseases of Grapes and Their Management

B. D. Devamani

5. Diseases of Custard Apple and Their Management

G. L. Sharma and N. Lakpale

6. Diseases of Guava and Their Management

B. D. Devamani

7. Diseases of Jackfruit Crop and Their Management

R. C. Shakywar

8. Diseases of Litchi and Their Management

Vinod Kumar

9. Major Diseases of Mango and Their Management

Supriya Gupta et al.

Part 2: Vegetables

10. Diseases of Potato Crops and Their Management


11. Diseases of Tomato Crops and Their Management

Pankaj Rautela et al.

12. Diseases of Elephant Foot Yam and Colocasia Crops and Their Management


13. Diseases of Garden Pea (Pisum sativum L.) and Their Management

Ramesh Nath Gupta

14. Diseases of Ginger and Turmeric and Their Management

Sunil Kumar and Gireesh Chand

15. Diseases of Pointed Gourd Crops and Their Management

R. C. Shakywar et al.

16. Diseases of Brinjal and Their Management

Narender Kumar et al.

17. Diseases of Carrots, Radishes, and Knol Khol and Their Management


18. Major Diseases of Chili and Their Management

C. S. Azad et al.

19. Diseases of Cucurbits and Their Management Strategy: Integrated Approaches

Gireesh Chand

20. Diseases of Beans Crop and Their Management


Part 3: Other

21. Economically Important Diseases of Tea (Camellia Sp) and Their Management Strategies

Kishor Chand Kumhar and Azariah Babu

22. Symptomatology and Etiology of Alternariose in Root, Fruits, and Leafy Vegetables

Udit Narain et al.

23. Micronutrients Deficiency in Vegetable Crops and Their Management

Shweta Shambhavi et al.

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Gireesh Chand, PhD, is currently Associate Professor-cum Senior Scientist in the Department of Plant Pathology at Bihar Agricultural University, India.

Md. Nadeem Akhtar is presently working as a Scientist (Plant Pathology) at Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, India.

Santosh Kumar, PhD, is presently working as Assistant Professor-cum-Junior Scientist in the Department of Plant Pathology, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, India.